Sentences with phrase «leading man»

A leading man is the actor who is the protagonist or plays a love interest to the leading actress in a film or play. (Wikipedia) (See all definitions)
Because ORPHANS OF THE STORM, in addition to being the last film either of the Gish sisters made with Griffith, was also the last picture the Gishes appeared in together, it is retrospectively fitting that ORPHANS» final shot shows Lillian/Henriette embracing not her leading man but her sister,
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With Potter veteran director David Yates aboard, the film might have found its leading man.
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Then again, there wasn't a whole lot of chemistry between Amanda Seyfried and either of her leading men.
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Why It's Paul Bettany's Movie: Creation is a biopic that seemingly exists to give Paul Bettany a major leading man role, rare for him after years of playing second fiddle to the likes of Heath Ledger (A Knight's Tale), Russell Crowe (A Beautiful Mind, in which Crowe romanced Bettany's future real-life wife, Jennifer Connelly), and Russell Crowe yet again (Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World).
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The only supporting character to come close to matching its leading man in ridiculousness is Michael McKinney (Jason Sudeikis), a hitman Steve has hired to knock off David, but who turns out to be a perverse kindred spirit to his target.
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-- Matt Damon is a great leading man because he's a great character actor.
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Cannavale should have already broken out as a major leading man; he can erupt in a volcano of violence or allow himself to be overcome by a tidal wave of tenderness.
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Check out her Nowhere Boy, about teenaged John Lennon: the camera positively makes love to her leading man, Aaron Johnson.
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Dushku sighs over her leading men and really likes seeing her name with a producer credit.
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I'm content knowing that a modest little sci-fi piece such as this can be modestly put together, have a profound thematic impact and add fuel to the fire for Sam Rockwell's case for more leading man parts.
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The answer here is senior point guard Devonte Graham, Kansas» leading man all season.
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The small reward is the cool, confident presence of DMX, who shows signs of being a great leading man.
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Mamo rounds third base with a potpourri discussion of Star Trek Into Darkness and Man of Steel (and their respective final trailers), Iron Man 3 (and its leading man), 42 (and the current state of sports movies), and the hows and whys of becoming a man.
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Should the 20-year-old Lawrence snag the part, her leading men will certainly be played by 20-something actors.
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Even worse, she is forced to cast smouldering but embarrassing glances over the bodies of her leading men, Nick Robinson as Ben Parrish (aka Zombie) and Alex Roe as the mysterious Evan Walker.
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Today, however, a couple of new stills have made their way online showing leading man Matt Damon getting some work done on his skull — looks like fun!
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Anon feels like one of those straight-to-video kinds of movies, which is a shame, especially when its leading man could easily have been James Bond at one point in his life.
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For this film, he's picked a great leading man in Hugh Jackman.
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With his award winning performance in Big Little Lies, Skarsgard will no doubt get even more leading man parts and possibly another shot at the superhero world.
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The «leading man» in many of these comedies, he was most effective in those scenes wherein he displayed a crush on his new teacher, the beauteous Miss Crabtree.
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Abe is not just your average leading man, er, Mudokon, however, and uses many platforming staples to get around the factory's myriad levels.
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Oh, and the inexplicably bland Kayla Silverfox (Lynn Collins), who's Logan's beloved and meant to be the catalyst for much of the action, but who, in my opinion, is exceedingly bland and chemistry-less opposite her leading man.
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His leading man, the 64-year-old Jack Nicholson, exudes a battered virility as the retired Reno cop, a frazzled, near-exhausted machismo and a pitiful yearning for redemption.
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He is physically ready and leading man quality ten fold.
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It may also be a nod to production chief Eddie Mannix (Josh Brolin), who deals with a kidnapped actor, Communist screenwriters, a pregnant swimming star with no interest in legitimizing her baby, venal twin gossip columnists and a drawing room comedy that's failing because the studio chief insists its leading man should be an untested cowboy actor.
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Eddie and Hannah Redmayne picked the timeless name Luke Richard for their little leading man.
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As with his other works, AQUATIC finds its leading man adrift in loss (Chaz Tenebaum coping with the death of his wife in THE ROYAL TENEBAUMS, three brothers reuniting after their father's death to search for their mother in THE DARJEELING LIMITED).
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We started in a sluggish fashion, our passing was wayward all over the park and Stoke had good chances to take the lead in the first half, Shaqiri being their leading man.
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At last word, Edgar Wright was set to direct the film, which doesn't have a leading man cast in the role yet.
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I adore Albert Finney — Two for the Road is my favorite Audrey Hepburn film and he makes for a great leading man.
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I realize there is a need for a suspension of disbelief when it comes to watching a movie about giant mutated animals having a go at civilization, but it's hard to emotionally invest in a film when its leading man is this impervious to death.
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Bejo hasn't gotten nearly the press of her leading man, but she matches him and proves to be the tipping point that takes the film from good to great.
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It has taken screenwriter Tony Gilroy's script of Beirut only 27 years to reach the screen, but it was well worth the wait especially in that it gives its leading man Jon Hamm a movie role worthy of his talents.
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But the film manages to succeed anyway, thanks largely to the quiet charisma and likeability of its physically imposing leading man who manages to hold his own even playing opposite the scene-stealing tykes.
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Just as Fantastic Four hits cinemas, its leading man Miles Teller has found himself engulfed in a social media scandal due to his habit of answering interview questions with an uncanny frankness.Miles Teller plays Reed...
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Madeline Mulqueen has wowed fashion onlookers as she joined her leading man, Jack Reynor on a global promotional tour of the eagerly anticipated film Transformers: Age of Extinction.
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Director Lynne Ramsay and her leading man deliver an existentialist hired-killer story that aims for the head and hits you in the gut
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From impressive physicality in Marvel's Avengers universe to solid dramatic chops in a film like Rush, Hemsworth is a great leading man in the right role - but here he seems miscast (because most hackers have NFL physiques), off-balance (what accent are we going for?)
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It's a chance for both Chastain and Farrell to shine, and in the exclusive clip from the special features below, the actress explains how she worked with her leading man.
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Jaeger's inherent talent and carefully selected roles have him poised to arrive as a major leading man in Hollywood.
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His confident ineptitude is at times comical — after breaking his brother out of a police-secured hospital like one of Danny Ocean's 11, he realizes, whoops, the bandaged guy isn't his brother — but the commitment to moral ambiguity by both the Safdies and their leading man amounts to the masochistic pleasure of sucking on a sour candy for just a second too long.
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Our leading man has evidently never wanted to please anyone and has proven himself while playing a drug-addicted teacher in HALF NELSON, a suicidal poet in STAY and I'll even forgive him for saying «I wrote you 365 letters.
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And it doesn't want to turn us against Dan, for he's our leading man and focus.
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A contemporary take on the drifting commitment and strained emotions of a young Moscow couple, Arrhythmia (pictured, below) earned its leading man Aleksandr Yatsenko the Best Actor trophy at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival and recognition from events in Sochi, Sakhalin and Haifa ahead of its Australian festival run.
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The material derives from a celebrated 1956 novel, but Martel's red-faced close-ups of her leading man — scored to a plummeting synthesizer score straight out of Scarface — edge the movie into comic territory.
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For me what has stood out for Leicester and Tottenham is their leading man, who have both notched up over 20 league goals each, and this is top of our list ahead of a busy transfer window.
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Having found their leading man last month in Fast & Furious star Vin Diesel, it seems that Sony Pictures and Valiant Entertainment are moving full steam ahead with their plans for Bloodshot.
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Scarlett Johansson's live action Ghost In The Shell has found its leading man in Game of Thrones actor Pilou Asbæk.
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He never possessed traditional leading man's good looks, but he retains an undeniable charisma that makes him easy to watch, coupled with a naturalistic approach to the material that sets him apart from Arnold Schwarzenegger's original (and more exaggerated) übermensch.
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